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Leisure

Beginner’s guide to whisky

Demand for whisky is growing and we're drinking more whisky at home than ever before. Here are seven things you should know before diving in.

Prevention

Time to give your liver a break?

Statistics reveal that increased COVID anxiety has, in turn, increased alcohol consumption. Here are some tips for supporting your liver.

Health Checks

Doctors know if you lie about drinking

Many of the standard tests that doctors run can indicate excessive alcohol consumption. Lying to your doctor about the amount your drink may be not only futile, but also bad for your health.

10 facts about beer

From Olympic doping to the fear of an empty beer glass, here are 10 things you probably didn't know about beer.

Health news

Australia, you have a drinking problem

New reports confirm that alcohol is the nation’s primary drug concern.

Food and Recipes

DIY: A garden variety gin special

Gin can be infused with a host of flavours. It’s easy, fun and you may just end up with a refreshing new favourite tipple.

Health

The case for moderate drinking

There may be some health benefits to moderate alcohol drinking, but the shortcomings of research remains problematic.

Wellbeing

Ageing and alcohol

Not only are older Australians more likely to drink excessively, but they also have a greater risk of alcohol interacting poorly with medicines and medical conditions.

COVID-19

Should you be counting your drinks?

Staying isolated can be tough, but here are some tips to stay within the recommended alcohol guidelines.

COVID-19

Alcohol purchasing limits tightened

New limits have been placed on alcohol purchases as bottle shops and big retail outlets report an 86 per cent jump in sales and delivery businesses are booming.

COVID-19

Shortage brewing?

Toilet paper is back on the shelves, though the subject to purchasing restrictions, and now breweries are worried about their products.

Health

Find out if you’re a ‘risky drinker’

More and more older Australians are pushing the boundaries in their alcohol consumption and failing to understand the impact on medications, research shows.

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